Archive - 2014 - Sports Article
KINGSTON â€” For the second consecutive home game, the winless Rhode Island football team turned the ball over three times in the first half of a winnable contest.
And, not surprisingly, for the second time in as many games at Meade Stadium, the Rams walked off the field feeling theyâ€™d just throw away an opportunity to give first-year coach Joe Fleming his first victory in charge of the program.
NARRAGANSETT- The Narragansett Mariners Girls Tennis teams have been one of the best teams in Division II all season. With an 8-1 record going into Monday afternoon's contest, the Mariners were looking for their ninth win against Providence Country Day.
The Mariners were able to continue their impressive season, defeating PCD, 6-1.
Narragansett has won four-straight games, and are still in first place in Division II Suburban A.
COVENTRY â€” The Coventry volleyball team which dominated Classical in the first and third games of Mondayâ€™s Division I crossover contest is one of the favorites to win the state title.
On the other hand, the Oaker squad which lost the second game and had to grind out a victory in the final game of last seasonâ€™s title game rematch doesnâ€™t appear close to retaining the state title.
EXETER/WESTGREENWICHâ€”The Exeter\West Greenwich Scarlet Knights have hit a rough stretch for this season. Going into Saturdayâ€™s game against North Smithfield, the team had lost its first two games, and were looking to get their first victory of the season against the Northmen on Saturday afternoon.
Despite the confidence going into the game, the Scarlet Knights were defeated by North Smithfield, 40-6, on Saturday at Exeter\West Greenwich High School.
Narragansett â€“ Despite the grey sky and cold precipitation, it was a good afternoon for both Proutâ€™s cross country squads as the girls team came away with two victories and the boys team took all three matchups in Tuesdayâ€™s four-team meet.
The Crusader boys took four of the top six individual spots and moved their overall record to 6-1 in the South Division. The wins put them in a tie with North Kingstown for second place behind Chariho. The girls moved their record to 3-3, placing them around the middle of the pack in their division, just behind Middletown.
NARRAGANSETTâ€” The Avengers girls volleyball team is off to a tremendous start this fall, winning seven of their first eight contests in the season. East Greenwich hit the road on Tuesday night and traveled to Narragansett High School to face the Mariners, as they were victorious once again winning, 3-0.
By JUSTIN BEAUCAGE
CHARIHOâ€”The South Kingstown Rebels Girlâ€™s Cross Country team has had some great success this season. With a 5-0 record entering Tuesdayâ€™s race, the team had quite the challenge ahead of them at Chariho High School.
The North Kingstown Skippers, as the second ranked team in the entire state, were one of the toughest opponents the Rebels would face all season. The teams were ready to face off in Tuesdayâ€™s meet, along with the Chariho Chargers, on a rainy afternoon at Chariho High School.